Take that, Marine Le Pen!
PARIS (Reuters) - French centrist Emmanuel Macron is on course to come out on top of the first round of France's presidential election next month and go on to win in the May 7 runoff against far right leader Marine Le Pen, an Elabe poll showed on Wednesday.
Marine Le Pen looks on and smiles
‘I’m not going to take any risks,’ says Manuel Valls, saying he will do all he can to stop far-right leader Marine Le Pen gain power Former French prime minister Manuel Valls has said he will vote for centrist candidate Emmanuel Macron rather than the Socialist contender in France’s presidential election. Show More Summary
Less than a month to the first round of the French presidential election, Socialist candidate Benoit Hamon found support in Germany and far-right contender Marine Le Pen said the EU was "crumbling". Here are three things that happened...Show More Summary
With a month to go in the French presidential election, the RealClearWorld average shows Emmanuel Macron barely leading challenger Marine Le Pen, 25.8% to 25.3%.
Hollande, visiting Singapore, said his final mission before he steps down in May would be to ensure that "populism, nationalism and extremism cannot prevail, including in my own country". The National Front's Marine Le Pen is seen as...Show More Summary
Zut allors! Quelle catastophe!
Paris tech investors and entrepreneurs are "scared to death" about the prospective election of Marine Le Pen, an extremist politician who has strong chances of becoming the next French president. "She is a fascist," said a partner at one of France's leading VC firms, speaking to Business Insider. Show More Summary
Far-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen says that if her plan to pull France from the euro currency is rejected by the French she will resign. Le Pen, speaking Monday … Click to Continue »
A year ago French presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron was economy minister in a Socialist government. Now he’s leading the opinion polls alongside National Front leader Marine Le Pen. Polls suggest that if they're the two candidates to go through to the second-round run-off, Macron will become France’s next president. Show More Summary
In today's French papers, a warning from the man who predicted the Trump victory in the United States that Marine Le Pen of the far-right National Front could win the second round of the French presidential election in May. And why Wall Street's "fear index" shot up sharply last week.
Four weeks to the day before France goes to the polls for the first round of a presidential election that is being watched around the world, far-right candidate Marine Le Pen savaged the EU. Here are two things that happened in the campaign...Show More Summary
The Russian president hasn't formally endorsed the far-right, populist French politician, but his government has given her both financial and verbal support.
Far-right presidential candidate says she wouldn't abruptly pull France from the bloc or off the Euro.
By Michaela Cabrera LILLE, France (Reuters) - The European Union will disappear, French presidential candidate Marine Le Pen told a rally on Sunday, promising to shield France from globalisation as she sought to fire up her supporters in the final four weeks before voting gets underway. Show More Summary
The euro -- and her fervent wish to withdraw from it -- is a central theme of every stump speech by French far-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen, topping her list of 144 election pledges. Le Pen calls the single European currency a "a knife that you stick in a country's ribs to force it to do what its people don't want to do". Show More Summary
The two frontrunners in the French presidential election are poles apart: one stands for identity and culture; the other for globalism and free movement “As Victor Hugo once proclaimed, we have not yet done with being French” Marine Le Pen, launching her presidential campaign in Lyon on 4 February Continue reading...
At a meeting between far-right leading French presidential candidate Marine Le Pen and Vladimir Putin at the Kremlin Friday, the Russian president embraced her calls for intelligence sharing and pointed to her party’s increased popularity — but stopped short of a formal endorsement of her...
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